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Forestry and Furnishing Products Division

The CFMEU Forestry and Furnishing Products Division of the CFMEU has 18,200 members in all areas of the Forest and Wood Products and Furnishing Industries.
Latest News
Working party on foreign visa worker exploitation just window dressing - 15 October 2015
The Turnbull Government's plans for a Ministerial working party to crack down on exploitation of foreign visa workers was farcical given the Government intends to bring in more foreign workers whose exploitation will be entre... [read more] 1000 jobs in Latrobe Valley on the line: PM Turnbull must reverse disastrous decision to abandon recycled paper policy. - 5 October 2015
The CFMEU has revealed a shock decision made in the final few weeks of the Abbott Government that has put the future of the Maryvale paper mill - a major Latrobe Valley employer - at risk. [read more] Turnbull overrides Parliament and begins implementing ChAFTA - 28 September 2015
The announcement by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton regarding the availability of 1500 Work and Holiday visas (Subclass 462) has made a mockery of Malcolm Turnbull's promise of a "new and consultative" Government, the CFMEU... [read more] Shoalhaven Paper Mill employees get Job Ready - 9 September 2015
Shoalhaven Paper Mill employees embark on an exciting Job Ready program at TAFE Illawarra Nowra on Monday 31 August, 2015 to enhance their skills for future employment opportunities. [read more] Canning voters reject China Australia Free Trade Agreement - 7 September 2015
A poll of voters in the seat of Canning found that more people in the electorate oppose the China Australia Free Trade Agreement (CHaFTA) than support it. [read more]
Current Campaigns
Why Mr Abbott should we put you first when you put local workers last?
Visit the Why Mr Abbott campaign website to find out why workers are asking Mr Abbott about his plans to extend the 457 visa scheme. [read more]
Federal Election 2013 Pulp and Paper Jobs Campaign
The CFMEU Pulp and Paper Workers' District is running a dedicated campaign to push political parties to act on jobs during the Federal Election campaign. [read more]
Let's Spread it Around
The CFMEU is campaigning for government policies that spread the benefits of the boom more widely. Policies that support the creation of more jobs in manufacturing, that give Australian workers priority on new construction jo... [read more]
Tasmanian Forest Agreement
Union members can be proud of their role in achieving the historic Tasmanian Forest Agreement Act 2013. [read more]
Carter Holt Harvey: Greater Green Triangle Campaign
CFMEU Members in the Greater Green Triangle District have been taking action to protect their jobs, their families and their community. Check this campaign page regularly for the latest news on the campaign, Union media relea... [read more]
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